K. Chandrasekhara Rao takes oath as first chief minister of Telangana

Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao on Monday took oath as the first chief minister of Telangana.

Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana chief minister Chandrasekhar Rao. File pic

Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rao at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here.

Eleven cabinet ministers also took the oath with KCR, as Rao is popularly known.

Those who took oath include KCR's son K. Taraka Rama Rao and nephew Harish Rao.

The swearing-in took place a few hours after Telangana came into being as the 29th state of India.

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